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 James Evans Berry, Jr

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James Evans Berry, Jr

  • Birth 11 Oct 1878 Gurley, Madison County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 20 Oct 1915 Godley, Johnson County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Godley, Johnson County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 31445633

James Evans Berry is my great grandfather. He is the grandsonson of Elijah and Ellen Berry and the son of James and Catherine Maples. He married my great grandmother, Johnie Magnolia Downer, on December 19, 1897. They had eight children.

Ruby E. Berry b. 1899, d. 1994
Hardie Warren Berry b. 1901 d.
Jessie Mae Berry 1903, d.
Eugene Brown Berry b. 1905, d. 1972
Maxie W. Berry b. 1907 , d. 1930
Gradie Lou Berry b. 1909, d. 1992 (She later changed her name to Bobbie).
James Douglas Berry b. 1912, d. 1993
Johnie Allene Berry b. 1915, d. 2004

The youngest of those is my grandmother, Johnie Allene Berry Cox. He died when my grandmother was only 9 months old.

Cause of death, typhoid fever.

Thank you so much to missing*u*always for sponsoring my great grandfather's memorial!

According to his death certificate he is buried in Godley Cemetery, but no one has been able to find his marker so far.

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